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James Wanless

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My Journal

Progressing to Simple ~ April 21, 2017

Gut Instincts ~ April 13, 2017

2017-04-08 ~ April 8, 2017

2017-04-05 ~ April 5, 2017

2017-04-04 ~ April 4, 2017

2017-04-03 ~ April 3, 2017

2017-04-01 ~ April 1, 2017

Tepid ~ February 26, 2017

Cemetery Dislocation ~ February 8, 2017

A Good Start to 2017 ~ February 1, 2017

Animal Arbitrariness ~ January 19, 2017

Baby Steps ~ January 7, 2017

2016 ~ a brief recap ~ December 31, 2016

Christmas 2016 ~ December 27, 2016

Hope and Optimism ~ December 24, 2016

Bugs ~ December 22, 2016

Consideration ~ December 20, 2016

No more numbers ~ December 18, 2016

The End is Nigh ~ December 16, 2016

Not Bailing ~ December 15, 2016

Bloedel ~ December 14, 2016

Bailing ~ December 13, 2016

Daily ~ December 12, 2016

Donald Trump is saving me at least $1200 ~ November 17, 2016

A Victoria birthday weekend with a (better) half ~ October 11, 2016

Should Pit Bulls be banned? ~ July 1, 2016

Blogging renovation part 4; Contractor ~ May 5, 2016

2016 BMO Vancouver Marathon; a brief report ~ May 3, 2016

It’s all over but the marathon ~ April 30, 2016

We’re easily sold a bill of racist (and other BS) goods ~ October 15, 2015

Blogging renovation part 3: Revelation ~ September 28, 2015

A considerably smaller BC speed limit cash grab ~ August 31, 2015

Blogging renovation part 2: Middle ~ July 6, 2015

2015 Scotia Half race report ~ June 29, 2015

A long overdue update ~ May 31, 2015

Blogging renovation part 1: Genesis ~ May 24, 2015

2015, the year of the half ~ March 4, 2015

WordPress front-end frameworks ~ March 3, 2015

One down, eleven to go ~ February 2, 2015

A good start ~ January 13, 2015

Off-leash ~ January 9, 2015

2014 in review ~ December 31, 2014

All I want for Christmas … ~ December 23, 2014

The awkward relationship between the BC SPCA and meat ~ October 16, 2014

Darby; a dog’s life in pictures ~ July 23, 2014

2014 Victoria Granfondo; riding ugly ~ June 22, 2014

A fine BCPSEA and BCTF mess ~ May 29, 2014

Brody the rescue dog ~ May 19, 2014

2014 Sun Run report and thoughts ~ April 27, 2014

2014 Pacific Populaire ride report and quarter pole assessment ~ April 6, 2014

2014 St. Patrick’s Day 5k ~ March 24, 2014

2014 Dirty Duo 15k trail race ~ March 13, 2014

Planned races for 2014 ~ February 12, 2014

BC speed limits and cash grabs ~ February 1, 2014

2014 Chilly Chase 15k ~ January 26, 2014

When the treatment causes the pain ~ January 9, 2014

Meet the new year, (not the) same as the old year ~ January 4, 2014

Making sense of Christmas ~ December 24, 2013

December 2nd was wireless carrier freedom day … sort of ~ December 3, 2013

The way she probably wanted to go ~ September 6, 2013

Devastating news far too soon ~ August 27, 2013

A tale of two pass-cards ~ August 18, 2013

I thought this season would be different ~ August 13, 2013

5 Peaks Alice Lake 2013 ~ June 10, 2013

My funky foot part three; becoming a runner again ~ May 15, 2013

The so-so Vancouver Marathon marketing customer experience ~ January 3, 2013

My funky foot part two; a holding pattern ~ December 12, 2012

Rosenfeld Media Toronto UX workshops ~ December 4, 2012

Designing with Agile with Anders Ramsay ~ December 4, 2012

Adaptable Information Architecture with Lou Rosenfeld ~ December 4, 2012

Do-it-yourself Usability Testing with Steve Krug ~ December 4, 2012

Detesting Lance Armstrong: Why it’s not about the dope ~ October 23, 2012

Ride2Survive ~ June 24, 2012

Roger Waters breathes new life into 33 year old Wall ~ May 27, 2012

Why anti-cyclists have it wrong ~ May 21, 2012

My funky foot part one; symptoms and diagnosis ~ April 30, 2012

Veggie bouquets and animal brickbats for the Canadian Red Cross ~ April 23, 2012

Kicking cancer’s ass ~ April 9, 2012

Seasonal wishes for religion, animals and greed ~ December 26, 2011

Crossing the line from Twitter to email ~ October 16, 2011

5 Peaks Buntzen Lake race report ~ September 24, 2011

Grieving GranFondo ~ September 16, 2011

5 Peaks Whistler (Blackcomb) race report ~ August 26, 2011

5 Peaks Mt. Seymour: not a race report ~ August 6, 2011

The CBC supports animal cruelty, Calgary style ~ July 12, 2011

2011 Scotiabank Half race report ~ June 28, 2011

5 Peaks SFU Enduro race report ~ June 19, 2011

Training for May 2011 ~ June 7, 2011

2011 BMO Vancouver half race report ~ May 3, 2011

Training for April 2011 ~ May 1, 2011

5 Peaks Golden Ears race report ~ April 24, 2011

Pacific Populaire 100k ride ~ April 9, 2011

Vancouver bike lane Nazis ~ April 8, 2011

Training for March 2011 ~ April 4, 2011

St. Patrick’s Day 5k race report ~ March 12, 2011

Training for February 2011 ~ March 1, 2011

Expedia provides customer experience from hell ~ February 20, 2011

First Half race report: more questions than answers ~ February 13, 2011

Sled dog cull outrage reveals our complicated relationship with animals ~ February 5, 2011

Training for January 2011 ~ February 1, 2011

2011 Steveston Ice Breaker race report ~ January 30, 2011

Vegan transition year-end nutrition gut check ~ January 2, 2011

The challenge of choosing races for 2011 ~ December 12, 2010

Pub fundraiser for pancreatic cancer ~ November 15, 2010

Becoming vegetarian again and other lifestyle changes ~ September 21, 2010

Bad behaviour? Blame people, not social web tools ~ September 19, 2010

Persona non grata in the United States of America ~ July 30, 2010

Vancouver Marathon half marathon race report ~ May 2, 2010

Getting to the thesis research ~ December 13, 2009

Clearing cobwebs and groinal eggplants ~ August 20, 2009

Is cloud computing still blue sky? ~ July 17, 2009

Anticipating intentions and meeting expectations ~ June 13, 2009

Grokking the literature review ~ June 1, 2009

Defining thesis research questions ~ May 20, 2009

Pondering the thesis ~ May 10, 2009

Can you really design experience? ~ April 30, 2009

2009 Boston Marathon race report ~ April 24, 2009

The week before Boston: taper, travel and hotel woes ~ April 22, 2009

1 week to Boston – home stretch ~ April 13, 2009

2 weeks to Boston – taper time ~ April 5, 2009

Poor experience takes away from nonprofits ~ March 30, 2009

3 weeks to Boston – week two of race prep ~ March 29, 2009

Learning to write in a changing, digital world ~ March 23, 2009

4 weeks to Boston – week one of race prep ~ March 22, 2009

5 weeks to Boston – recovery and low mileage ~ March 16, 2009

6 weeks to Boston – recovering from a bug ~ March 9, 2009

7 weeks to Boston – nothing to see here ~ March 4, 2009

8 weeks to Boston – finally did the 20 ~ February 22, 2009

Ridiculous rollovers add nothing ~ February 16, 2009

9 weeks to Boston – First Half half marathon ~ February 15, 2009

Reflection and philosophy ~ February 13, 2009

10 weeks to Boston – heavy legs ~ February 8, 2009

11 weeks to Boston – a sick one ~ February 1, 2009

The folly of free ~ January 26, 2009

12 weeks to Boston – speeding up ~ January 26, 2009

13 weeks to Boston – a recovery week ~ January 18, 2009

14 weeks to Boston ~ January 12, 2009

15 weeks to Boston ~ January 4, 2009

When delivery method and subject matter are the same ~ January 1, 2009

16 weeks to Boston ~ December 28, 2008

17 weeks until Boston ~ December 19, 2008

Grappling with the reality of always-on ~ December 16, 2008

Serious barriers to going open ~ October 28, 2008

Writing collaboratively with Skype chat and Google Docs ~ October 22, 2008

I’m a citation weakling ~ October 3, 2008

Testing designs on non-functional prototypes ~ September 16, 2008

Will post-sec embrace the open social? ~ August 26, 2008

Residency wrap ~ August 15, 2008

The web as a research tool ~ August 12, 2008

One gigantic learning cycle experiment ~ August 8, 2008

Online constructivism ~ August 6, 2008

Team dynamics ~ August 1, 2008

Taming an MBTI beast ~ July 30, 2008

First impressions of Royal Roads University ~ July 28, 2008

Masters blogging ~ July 23, 2008

Digital rights and access under assault ~ July 13, 2008

Canned responses to C-61 letters ~ June 25, 2008

Does tech make us stupid, or just rude? ~ June 18, 2008

A reversable food crisis ~ April 30, 2008

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